What Do Your Acid Reflux Medications Do?

There are many ways to treat acid reflux from diet restrictions to surgeries, but for people with persistent heartburn, medications are often the most reliable way to go.  Do you know which acid reflux medications do what for your body?  Match the following medication descriptions to their name.

Adapated from Information by the National Institutues of Health.

These drugs are often first recommended by doctors to relieve heartburn.  They use three basic salts; magnesium, calcium and aluminum, with hydroxide or bicarbonate ions to neutralize the acid in your stomach.  They are also used as a supplemental source of calcium.

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